Auburn hoops continues uptempo play in 2nd intrasquad scrimmage
New-look lineup carries Auburn to easy exhibition win
2015-16 (Freshman): Averaged 0.9 points, 0.8 rebounds, 0.2 assists and 0.1 steals in 6.4 minutes per game ... played in 21 games ... shot 23.1 percent from the field, 22.2 percent from 3-point range and 25.0 percent from the foul line ... season-high 4 points on 1-of-3 3-pointers and 2 rebounds in 16 minutes at Vanderbilt ... 3 points on 1-of-3 3s and a season-high 5 rebounds at Tennessee in 18 minutes ... 3 points on 1-of-2 3s in a career-high 22 minutes at Georgia ... 3 points on 1-of-1 3s in 2 minutes at Ole Miss ... 3 points, 1 steal in 8 minutes in his collegiate debut vs. Northwestern State ... 1 rebound in 4 minutes vs. Harvard in the Diamond Head Classic ... 16 points on 4-of-6 3s, 3 rebounds, 2 assists in 18 minutes in the exhibition opener vs. Brevard College ... High-flying athlete ... has a 48-inch vertical jump ... tremendous work ethic and has great discipline ... can play point guard or off the ball ... an outstanding shooter ... terrific on the ball defender ... coming off surgery in June to remove a Cyclops lesion from his knee, a complication of having surgery to repair a torn anterior cruciate ligament during his junior season of high school.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Averaged 18 points, 9 rebounds and 6 assists as a senior at Santa Monica High School under coach James Hecht in 2014-15 ... rated as a four-star guard by Scout, 247Sports and Rivals ... tore his ACL in the first game of his junior year, but played in six more games and hurt himself again on a pivot move on Jan. 4, 2014, during a game in the Jordan Take Flight Challenge at Redondo Union High School, had surgery on March 21, 2014, and spent six months recovering, missing the rest of the season ... four months after the surgery, he scored a perfect 50 on the agility test ... McDonald’s All-America nominee ... four-year letterman at Santa Monica High ... averaged 26 points, 8 rebounds and 4 assists as a junior ... full name is Nuwr’iyl Elijah Williams ... ... nicknamed New ... son of Renard Williams and Shatoune Shepard ... younger sister, Prema Williams, and younger brother, Na’im Muhammad ... wears jersey No. 44 because the real No. 8 is his birth number, the eight of clubs ... in numerology, eight stands for mental focus and that is why he wears No. 44 because it adds up to eight ... also wore No. 44 in high school ... studying in Harbert College of Business ... signed national letter of intent on Nov. 12, 2014.